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Re: Drunk analogy.

if you have two drunks-one mean and one dumb- communication may be an
engine to allow the mean drunk to convince the dumb drunk into walkking
into the wall more frequently.


John Bois wrote:
> Movement away from the wall is more rapid than the aimless meanderings of
> a random walk.  The acquisition of a radical new trait is more likely to
> lead you leftward.  For example, the attainment of language provides a
> completely novel substrate upon which natural selection can work.  This
> increasing complexity of substrates may not be progress, but isn't it fair
> to call it an engine leading some creatures away from the wall?

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